Mock Examination Home Economics Basic 9 (JSS 3)









Answer all the questions.

 Choose the correct answer from the options.


1. Home economics deals with ___________________.

[a] how people live in the family

[b] what people need in the family

[c] how to satisfy people’s need

[d] all of the above


2. A social worker provides help to families with ___________________.

[a] problems

[b] no problems

[c] homes

[d] job


3. The nerves that travel from the nose to the brain are called ___________________.

[a] nose nerves

[b] nostril nerves

[c] olfactory nerves

[d] sensing nerves


4. The set of teeth located in the centre of the front jaw are the ___________________.

[a] incisors

[b] canines

[c] premolars

[d] molars


5. Which of the following prevents dryness of hair and scalp scal?

[a] Shampoo

[b] Spray

[c] Oils

[d] Brush


6. The act of making the body perform some activities is ___________________.

[a] strengthening

[b] exercise

[c] stretching

[d] jumping


7. A physical or mental dependence on continued use of drug is called ___________________.

[a] medication

[b] therapy

[c] addiction

[d] practice


8. Which of the following is not a reason for wearing cclothe?

[a] Protection

[b] Height

[c] Appearance

[d] Culture


9. All items that we wear with our clothes are called ___________________.

[a] accessories

[b] shoes

[c] jewelry

[d] hand bags


10. One of the following does not belong to the group.

[a] Shampoo

[b] Oil

[c] Conditioner

[d] Brush



11. One of the following helps digestion and bowel movement.

[a] Starch

[b] Protein

[c] Roughage

[d] Vitamin


12. A family that includes aunts, uncles, grand parents’ cousins and other relations

is called ___________________.

[a] expensive family

[b] expanded family

[c] extended family

[d] extension family


13. The type of house that can still be found only in rural areas is ___________________.

[a] bungalow

[b] mud

[c] duplex

[d] apartment


14. Those things which the family desire that are not survival are called ___________________.

[a] wants

[b] needs

[c] goals

[d] resources


15. Human resources exit in ___________________.

[a] books

[b] people

[c] families

[d] schools


16. Decision making occurs when there ___________________ to choose from.

[a] is an object

[b] is one action

[c] up to one solution

[d] are more than one solution


17. ___________________ is fine dry loose particle blown about by air

[a] Dirt

[b] Dust

[c] Matter

[d] Waste


18. Invitation for formal parties is best given by ___________________.

[a] telephone

[b] verbal communication

[c] oral communication

[d] card


19. A collection of simple sewing tools and aids packed in a special container such as a box or bag is called a sewing ___________________.

[a] collection

[b] kite

[c] kit

[d] bag


20. Which of the following is strong hand stitch that can used in place of straight

machine stitching?

[a] Running stitch

[b] Back stitch

[c] Over sewing

[d] Hemming



21. The short span of time which marks the beginning of sexual maturation is called ___________________.

[a] adolescence

[b] puberty

[c] adulthood

[d] womanhood


22. The monthly flow of blood of every woman within the child bearing age is called ___________________.

[a] puberty

[b] menstruation

[c] adolescence

[d] adulthood


23. One of the following is not a sexually transmitted disease



24. Values are important for their own sake

[a] intrinsic

[b] instrumental

[c] life

[d] aesthetic


25. Conflict in families can arise from any of the following.

[a] situations, personality, unity

[b] personality, situations, affection

[c] situations, personality, power struggles

[d] struggles, personality, care


26. ___________________ supply the body with heat and energy

[a] carbohydrates and iron

[b] carbohydrates and fats

[c] carbohydrates and vegetables

[d] proteins and iron


27. The processes of preventing harmful bacteria from growing in food is food ___________________.

[a] preparation

[b] service

[c] hygiene

[d] storage


28. Clothes should be aired before they are ___________________.

[a] washed

[b] stored

[c] ironed

[d] rinsed


29. The agents which clean surfaces and articles by rubbing of dirt are called ___________________.

[a] polishes

[b] abrasives

[c] waxes

[d] bleaches


30. Special materials used for covering and decorating the floor are called floor ___________________.

[a] finishes

[b] coverings

[c] pieces

[d] cloth



31. The amount of money that remain after deductions, such as tax and water

rate is ___________________.


32. ___________________, ___________________, ___________________, ___________________ are sources of family income.


33. ___________________ is an antibodies needed by baby.


34. ___________________. protect children against tuberculosis.


35. ___________________ and ___________________ are factors that can influence development in children.


36. Children develop ___________________, ___________________, and ___________________.


37. The process of producing an ovum by the ovary ___________________.

38. Baby layetter are ___________________, ___________________ and ___________________.


39. ___________________ and ___________________ are sewing machine types.


40. Needle clam hold ___________________.



41. ___________________ is an outlet for waste water



42. Floor covering can be ___________________ and ___________________.


43. Lemon or lime juice can be used for cleaning ___________________.


44. Methylated spirit is a solvent that cleans or remove ___________________.


45. ___________________ coagulate in moist heat


46. ___________________ ___________________ and ___________________ are elements of proteins.


47. ___________________ and ___________________ can cause fatigue.


48. Keeping the natural balance of the body aligned is ___________________.


49. ___________________ and ___________________ are opportunity in home economic.


50. ___________________ is the sense organ for smelling.


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